Born in the family of music lovers,
Manish was introduced to music by his mother.
Later on he was groomed under the able guidance of Shri V.R.Waliwadekar of AIR, Indore.
He then continued his training under the legendary slide guitar player Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.
Manish is currently under the tutelage of USTAD SHAHID PARVEZ,
the famous sitar maestro of Itawa gharana.
Manish is an approved artist of AIR and Television and has a Sangeet Visharad degree
from Gandharva Mahavidyalaya to his credit.
He has been awarded the title 'SURMANI' by Sur Sringar Samsad, Mumbai.
He has won the first prize in Yuva Sangeet
and Nritya Mahotsava organized by the SCZCC, Nagpur in 1992.
Manish has also recorded for an music album 'IN THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS'
with the French Music composer Hector Zazou and is also a part of his band 'SWARA'.
Manish has performed in various prestigious music festivals in India and abroad.
Manish has traveled various cities of Spain (Europe) for his solo, and duet concerts.
Manish has performed a solo concert in Clandestino festival 2010, held in Gothenburg, Sweden, and also performed in a few other cities of Sweden.
He has been invited to perform at THE FESTIVAL OF INDIA, organized by ICCR, held in China, in September 2010.
Manish is also a Music composer, and composed music for various advertisements,
documentaries and also composed background music for a short film
YEH WHO SAHAR TO NAHIN which won the National award in 1997.
Manish is a Recording engineer passed out from Film and TV Institute of India,
Pune and presently working as a freelancer on various projects in Films and Television.
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Sector 2, Plot No 303,
RDP 4, Charkop,
Kandivali - West,
Mumbai - 400 067.